Business Development Manager – Flexible Part-Time (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Part Time


ChemSkill was founded 27 years ago. It has been servicing local, national and international clients since the late 1980’s and has established a high degree of credibility and integrity in Industry.

The Company has offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and consists of three Divisions – Recruitment, Training and Regulatory Consulting. The Company’s diversification into other areas of expertise provides a multi-functional facility enabling clients to procure various services from a single supplier. We remain a proudly Australian owned and operated company, committed to providing excellent service to all clients and candidates.



Our Melbourne office, located in beautiful St Kilda Road, has an opening for an experienced Sales or Business Development Professional with a scientific background. You will be seen as a Specialist in your own field and will be highly regarded for the quality of service you provide.

You will be working in a supportive environment with an experienced team of professionals and will utilise your network and knowledge of the Scientific Industry to further diversify ChemSkill’s client base.

You will be a motivated individual who loves a challenge and enjoys the success associated with providing winning recruitment solutions to clients and candidates. Competent and confident, you will be comfortable in liaising with a broad spectrum of professionals at all levels.

Working for a strong, trusted brand, you will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and generating revenue through new and existing business relationships. Working in the pharmaceutical, food, chemicals, cosmetics, manufacturing and government sectors to name a few, you will work with existing clients and develop new relationships. Your focus will be on Executive and Senior permanent placements as well as contract recruitment.

This role will appeal to an experienced BDM with a proven background that is able to demonstrate outstanding results from their past roles. You will be provided with all of the necessary tools for success with warm leads, marketing support and a friendly, motivated work environment.



To be considered for this role, you will have a tertiary qualification in a science discipline together with a number of years of local sales and/or business development experience. Extra qualifications in sales or marketing will be highly regarded. Your excellent communication skills and professional presentation will be a key factor in your success. You will be well versed in the use of Microsoft Office applications and be proficient in the use of social media.

You will have demonstrated experience in client relationship and/or account management. You will possess superior negotiation and influencing skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a strong stakeholder management focus. Commercially astute and strategic in your approach, you will have a successful track record of meeting and exceeding targets.



At ChemSkill we are committed to providing a satisfying and fulfilling workplace for all of our staff. We value integrity, trust, teamwork and being open and transparent. We believe that people perform best when they are empowered, accountable and recognised and we are passionately committed to supporting our employees in their career aspirations.

We support people who want/need to work on a part-time basis due to family or other personal commitments and so are flexible with hours and days of work.



Please submit your Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria by using the ‘Apply Now’ button. If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call Helen on 03 9516 0100.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and will be contacted for similar roles in the future.